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1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai

1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai

1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai

1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS.

Title: Egypt and Arabia Petraea. Description: This is a fine example of Adam and Charles Black's 1851 map of egypt and the Sinai. It covers modern day egypt as well as parts of adjacent, Palestine, Israel, Sudan, and Jordan. Three insets in the lower left quadrant detail'The Ruins of Petra,''The Pyramid of Ghizeh' (Giza) and'The Ruins of Thebes.

Several routes, including the Syrian Haj route to Mecca, the egyptian Haj route to Mecca and the overland route to India are marked. A small note near the left margin describes the carriage and the time taken on the overland route to India. This time in history marks the decline of the Ottoman empire and its hegemony over this region. In egypt, following the expulsion of the Napoleonic forces by the Ottoman Mamluk Turks, Muhammad Ali, the Ottoman viceroy of egypt, established the Mamluk dynasty that would rule egypt until the egyptian Revolution of 1952.

Between 1820 and 1833, Ali annexed northern Sudan, Syria and parts of Arabia into the Mamluk empire. In 1848 Abbas I, his grandson, was ruler of egypt and Sudan. Abbas I, who spent most of his time in seclusion on the insistence of the British government, was responsible for the construction of the historic railway from Alexandria to Cairo. Various towns, cities, rivers, mountains, oases, and several other topographical details are noted with relief shown in hachures.

This map was issued as plate no. XLIII in the 1851 edition of Black's General Atlas of the World. Size: Printed area measures 16 inches high by 11 inches wide. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged.

Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service.

Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item "1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
1851 Black Map of Egypt and the Sinai